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Hodge comfortable with redshirt

Linebacker eager to improve his play, work through nagging injury

Elijah Hodge came to the University of Wisconsin this summer with hopes of playing as a true freshman. The middle linebacker from Lauderhill, Fla., however, will redshirt this season, he confirmed Wednesday, and he is looking forward to using this year to improve. That Hodge would redshirt seemed apparent when he did not play in UW's 65-0 blowout win over Temple Saturday. Six other mike... Recommended Stories